Osborn South Africa

Osborn is one of South Africa’s foremost manufacturers of equipment for the mining and quarrying industries.

About Osborn

Osborn Engineered Products is a leading name in global mining and quarry markets, providing a full range of engineering products, including crushers, feeders and screens and further specialises in crushing and screening plants. Osborn is a member of the Astec Industries Inc. group of companies – a leading American manufacturer of plant and equipment for aggregate processing and asphalt road building.

Osborn also deals with the full manufacturing process from concept and installation through to commissioning. Osborn has a solid reputation globally, with machines operating in the harshest of conditions. Osborn is devoted to meeting the needs and demands of its customers. These are our key company values for customer satisfaction.

Osborn has experienced impressive growth in the past five years and the company believes customer satisfaction is a primary driver of this growth. Engaging with Osborn is the start of a value driven partnership.

Osborn is a member of the United States based industrial group, Astec Industries. This valuable connection delivers exceptional benefits to Osborn customers as it augments our resources with the Astec Group’s extensive technologies, equipment, research and development, enabling international knowledge sharing and the transfer of skills.

  • Crushers
  • Feeders
  • Screens
  • Crushing Plants
  • Screening Plants

Products Overview

Osborn is one of South Africa’s foremost manufacturers of equipment for the global mining and quarrying industries. The company offers an extensive range of installation-ready products. Its primary clients are the mining (70%) and aggregate (30%) industries. The organisation specialises in fixed crushing and screening plants.

Manufacturing is carried out at Osborn’s head office in Elandsfontein, South Africa.

Our History


Osborn began in 1919 as Samuel Osborn SA.


License agreement was established to manufacture Telsmith Equipment in South Africa.


Samuel Osborn SA was acquired by Haggie Rand, a steel wire rope manufacturer.


Haggie was purchased by Anglo American Industrial Corporation.


The Company’s ownership by Boart Longyear, a subsidiary of AMIC.


Acquired a license  to manufacture and market MMD mineral sizers.


The Company name was changed to Osborn MMD Engineering (Pty) Ltd.


Became a wholly owned subsidiary of Boart Longyear and began trading as Osborn MMD.


Astec Industries Inc purchased the Company from Boart Longyear.


Comprehensive Service Network

Osborn has a comprehensive national distribution network. We are represented by international dealers in strategic locations ensuring our customers experience world-wide back up for our equipment.

For our customer, engaging with Osborn is the start of a value driven partnership. Our on call spares and service department operates 24/7. Our field service includes site and machine evaluations as well as on-site training for customers. Our qualified field service personnel’s engagements ensure a global coverage.

Quality Assurance

Quality assurance is an extremely important aspect of Osborn’s everyday activities. Osborn is ISO 9001: 2015 accredited.

Our Vision

To be known as the global leader in service, innovation, quality and safety.

Mission Statement

“To grow and prosper by designing, manufacturing and selling the most innovative, productive, reliable and safe equipment for the industries we serve, coupled with unparalleled customer service."

Empowerment Policies

The company is committed to the advancement of South Africa’s previously disadvantaged community, and has to this end established an Employment Equity Policy through which it can assist these individuals within a structured programme and against set targets. In addition, Osborn follows a policy of subcontracting to small, medium and micro enterprises and black empowerment companies wherever possible.

Core Values

  • Continuous devotion to meet and exceed the needs of our customers
  • Honesty and integrity in all aspects of the business
  • Respect for all individuals
  • Preserving entrepreneurial spirit and innovation
  • Safety, quality and productivity as means to ensure success


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